Meet the Chamber Staff

Corry Gervais


For nearly two decades Corry Gervais has built her roots as a business leader in Nanaimo.  Through a shared vision and passion for community and results, she has worked with 100’s of businesses, leaders of government, organizations, media, and key business associations locally, regionally, and provincially to improve the business landscape.  Corry is the former President of the Business Improvement Association of British Columbia and has served on various committees and Boards related to economic prosperity.  Corry has held management and leadership roles in downtown revitalization, economic development, destination marketing, and event planning.  Corry believes that leading an organization such as the Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce, which is deeply rooted in community, is an honour, and inspired everyday by her love of Nanaimo.


Phone: 250-756-1191 ext. 4

Aurora Zuraw

Marketing & Events Coordinator

Aurora Zuraw graduated from McMaster University in 2020 with honors in Communications Studies and a minor in Sociology, then attended Mohawk College for the Public Relations post-graduate certificate. Upon graduating from her bachelor’s degree amidst a global pandemic, she recognized the shift that was awaiting us as we began to transition toward a digital world. First joining the Chamber part time in 2022 as a Night market Coordinator she was then hired on permanently in October 2022 focusing on social media management, social marketing, promotions and communications. As of January 2024 Aurora has taken over the Events Coordinator position, focusing on event bookings and will be her 3rd year helping organize the popular Commercial Street Night Market! Aurora is thrilled to help make Chamber events the best events in Nanaimo!


Phone: 250-756-1191 ext. 3

Cathy Dyck

Member Services

Cathy was born and raised in Nanaimo. She completed the business program at VIU  and  has worked in the field of Sales & Marketing for most of her career.  Cathy has been involved in many boards and committees in Nanaimo and believes in giving back to the community that she lives in.Cathy joined the Nanaimo Chamber in March 2023 and looks forward to working with the business community in Nanaimo.


Phone: 250-756-1191 ext. 2

Kim Plumley

Administration Coordinator

Kim Plumley, a proud Nanaimo resident for over 19 years, stands as a dedicated supporter of local businesses, arts, education, and non-profits. With an unwavering commitment to community, she passionately embraces Nanaimo as her home. Kim finds inspiration in the vibrant creative forces that characterize the island, fostering a deep love for people, places, and things—essentially all nouns. Her extensive local experience and genuine enthusiasm make her a valuable advocate for the diverse elements that contribute to the rich tapestry of Nanaimo’s culture and community.


Phone: 250-756-1191 ext. 1

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